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Mrs. Bonin from Brooklyn NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Engagement

My students need a color printer, books, puzzles, beaded chains, and more.

  • $399 goal

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My Students

The students in our school come from a low-economic area. Many students have hectic family lives or live in foster homes. Getting the children to complete their homework is a struggle. Most parents work nights and children are left home with siblings.

Our classroom is an ICT classroom, integrated collaborative teaching.

There are two teachers, one general education and one special education teacher. There are 20 students in our class, 7 of them have IEP's for various reasons.

We try on a daily basis to make learning fun and engaging for our students. It is a task to keep them motivated and we are always looking for fun new ways to teach our lessons.

My Project

The district we work in has a limited amount of resources available to teachers. We spend so much of our own money already to make our classroom look nice and help the students be successful. Some of these items will be used for classroom management while others will be used to engage the students in learning activities.

Having these materials, especially the color printer, will help us to enhance to look of our room and make the materials more appealing for the students!

A little color goes a long way! We plan on using the flashlights for Flashlight Fridays were we allow the children to read their books during independent reading time with a flashlight! The beaded chains will be used for Brag Tags. Students will be allowed to wear them around their necks to brag about all of their achievements!

Elephant and Piggie books are such a big hit in first grade. What better than Elephant and Piggie stuffed animals to go along without read-alouds!

We are also a very visual classroom. Being ICT means that some of our students need additional support. Some of these materials will be used to create a more desirable visual classroom to help those students that need it!

Mrs. Bonin
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lexmark 28CC050 CS317dn Color Laser Printer, Network Ready, Duplex Printing and Professional Features • Amazon Business $124.00 1 $124.00
Akro-Mils 10164 64 Drawer Plastic Parts Storage Hardware and Craft Cabinet, 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch, Black • Amazon Business $33.65 1 $33.65
Elephant 7" & Piggie 5" Soft Toys • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
Don't Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus - Plush Stuffed Animals (with Voice) • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
EverBrite 16-pack Mini LED Flashlight with Lanyard Assorted Colors Batteries Included • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elephant and Piggie Finger Puppets • Amazon Business $15.32 1 $15.32
Dunk Hat Game • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
BalanceFrom Kid's Puzzle Exercise Play Mat with EVA Foam Interlocking Tiles • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
MagStrength 50 Piece Round Ceramic Disc Magnets for Bottle Cap Magnets, Arts and Crafts and Science Projects • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Pack of 50 Ball Bead Chain, SUMERSHA 24 Inches Nickel Plated Ball Chain Necklace 2.4mm Bead Adjustable Metal Pull Chain Extension Beaded Chain with Matching Connector Jewelry Findings • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
My Mouth Is a Volcano Activity and Idea Book • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45

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